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Gilchrist Restaurant

804 N Rhode Island Ave, at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
+1 609-345-8278
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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804 N Rhode Island Ave, at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the peach pancakes which were very good. Fluffy with just a little crunch on the edges. More impressively they had the best grits I've ever had in a restaurant.

Thank Major-General
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the coolest little places that I have ever had breakfast! Although it was January, we ate out on the deck which is covered and has heaters. The staff really hustles to take care of you, and they all have a smile...More

Thank joeydii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I always make sure we get to the Gilchrist Restaurant for breakfast when we go to Atlantic City. They have the BEST Blueberry Pancakes in NJ. The service is outstanding and the price is very reasonable. A MUST go to when in...More

Thank Bob E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the one on Chelsea Avenue. Great spot. The service was excellent and very quick. The food was delicious. We will be making this a regular thing.

Thank Rickalb
Reviewed 27 December 2017

These are some Hammonton famous blueberries in these hotcakes so - delish!! If you want something different with your breakfast eggs you can have fried cod. Yep - it's a breakfast food here. Scenic outdoor seating with a view of the marina - this is...More

Thank Avi525
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived to a small but quaint building right on the water. Went in to a warm small restaurant. We ordered 2 eggs w bacon and sausage my husband ordered 2 eggs w corned beef hash. When everything came to our table is was hot and...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Small cozy restaurant on a cold morning with amazing breakfast. Try the blueberry pancakes - they are amazing. Loved the atmosphere and the views of the harbour are outstanding!

1  Thank RUTH C
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a gem off the boardwalk and not exactly close to Borgata/Harrah/GN, but if you have a car or wish to take the Jitney here, it is well worth it. Small place and super friendly waitresses. The combo (pancakes,eggs, choice of meat, grits,etc.) was...More

Thank NorthCarolina621
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The restaurant was a small shack on a dock. The pancakes were good. The sausage was very odd tasting. I took a couple bits and asked my husband if he wanted it. He ate only a few bites. Shortly after we both had stomach problems...More

Thank pamsp1430
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My wife and I have eaten at Gilchrist a couple of times and loved it ! We sat outside right by the water, just that by itself is beautiful and then we get to the food. Pancakes are excellent, omelets are great and fried bologna..enough...More

1  Thank louisc462
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24 February 2016|
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Response from Don H | Reviewed this property |
if you go late in the morning, noonish, the specials may be gone. great place off the strip, good reputation, always a good crowd.
14 February 2015|
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Response from Debra M | Reviewed this property |
No. It's small but the service is very fast and things move along. You might have a short wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 N Rhode Island Ave, at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-345-8278
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